City Wide Facility Solutions

City Wide Facility Solutions

Commercial cleaning and facility solutions
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2021 Franchise 500 Rank
#176 Ranked #168 last year
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Initial investment
$233K - $404K
Units as of 2020
66 26.9% over 3 years

Company Overview

City Wide Facility Solutions offers building maintenance services to commercial properties across the U.S .and Canada. Services include commercial cleaning, disinfecting services, supplies and consumables, flooring and carpet care, window cleaning, parking lot services, and janitorial service. 

About City Wide Facility Solutions

Industry
Maintenance
Founded
1961
Parent Company
City Wide Holding Company Inc.
Leadership
Jeff Oddo, President
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City Wide

Who is City Wide?

City Wide manages more than 20 different building maintenance services (e.g. lawn and landscaping, security, handyman services, janitorial) for commercial properties. City Wide specializes in sales leadership and providing world-class client experiences while our independent contractors focus on the services themselves. As an essential business, City Wide has distinguished itself as a trusted facility solutions partner.

Business Basics

  • Average Unit Volume: $4.7 Million (per 2020 FDD Item 19)
  • Average Top Quartile: $10 Million (per 2020 FDD Item 19)
  • Industry: Sales and Management of Building Maintenance for Commercial Properties
  • Started in Business in 1961 and began franchising in 2001
  • Investment Range: $233,150 - $404,100 (including Franchise Fee and Operating Capital)
  • Franchise fee: $70,000
  • Territory Fee: $15,000-$50,000
  • Required Net Worth: $500,000
  • Required Liquid Capital: $140,000-$200,000
  • Over 100+ Territories Available in the US and Canada
  • City Wide Facility Solutions is on the SBA Registry

Clients love us because working with City Wide saves them time and solves their problems.

City Wide

Ideal City Wide Franchise Candidate Profile

Professional Qualifications

  • 10-20 years of business to business experience
  • At least five years of sales and/or sales management experience
  • Leadership/management of a professional team
  • Bottom line P&L responsibility
  • Strong relationship building and organizational skills

Behavioral Qualifications

  • Outgoing, expressive individuals with backgrounds in business development, sales, sales management, marketing, training, and recruiting
  • Proactive, results-oriented multitaskers who have a strong sense of urgency
  • Persuasive problem solvers who understand and enjoy helping people achieve their goals
  • Competitive, self-motivated, high-energy, money-motivated
  • Possess the energy, charisma, and leadership skills to lead a team

Why Franchisees Love City Wide?

City Wide Provides:

  • High ROI: Average Unit Volume – $4.7 million (per 2020 FDD Item 19)
  • High ROI: Average Top Quartile – $10 million (per 2020 FDD Item 19)
  • B2B sales and management model with no travel, hourly employees, equipment, or inventory
  • Unlimited recurring, compounding revenue opportunity with 20+ services to manage
  • Almost recession-proof $100 billion industry
  • Record franchisee system-wide sales year in 2020 during the COVID Pandemic.
  • Exclusive, supersized, protected territories with 1 - 2 million in population
  • A values-driven organization with a compelling purpose, passion, and commitment to positively impacting the lives of as many people as possible!

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
2001 (20 years)
# of employees at HQ
69
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees throughout the US.

This company is seeking new franchisees in the following international regions: Canada

# of Units
66 (as of 2020)

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
15230 W. 105th Terrace
Lenexa, KS 66219

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a City Wide Facility Solutions franchise.

Financial Requirements & Ongoing Fees

Here’s what you can expect to spend to start the business and what ongoing fees the franchisor charges throughout the life of the business.

Initial Franchise Fee
$70,000
Initial Investment
$233,150 - $404,100
Net Worth Requirement
$500,000
Cash Requirement
$150,000
Royalty Fee
5%
Ad Royalty Fee
1%
Term of Agreement
10 years
Is franchise term renewable?
Yes

Financing Options

Some franchisors offer in-house financing, while others have relationships with third-party financing sources to which they refer qualified franchisees.

Third Party Financing
City Wide Facility Solutions has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: franchise fee, startup costs

Training & Support Offered

Franchisors offer initial training programs and a variety of ongoing support options to help franchisees run their businesses.

On-The-Job Training
Ongoing
Classroom Training
80 hours
Additional Training
Annual training meeting; on-site visits; online training as needed
Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Lease Negotiation
Field Operations
Site Selection
Proprietary Software
Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
Ad Templates
National Media
Regional Advertising
Marketing Planning & Support
Social Media
SEO
Website Development
Email Marketing

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed?
No
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
No
Can this franchise be run part time?
No
# of employees required to run
4
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes

Franchise 500 Ranking History

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Ranked #176

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Updated: February 8th, 2021